Associate in Science
The Emerald Coast is one of the top tourist beach destinations in the U.S. and tourism is one of the leading industries in Northwest Florida. Northwest Florida State College’s Culinary Arts A.S. Degree Program is designed to support the tourism industry by preparing students for employment in the culinary and restaurant industry.
Students will gain employability skills and knowledge through classroom instruction and culinary lab experience in the following courses Sanitation and Safety; Maintenance and Operation of Equipment; Methods of Preparation and Cooking; Perform Different Types of Food Services; Nutrition; Baking; and Dining Room and Beverage Management. Students will also receive training in communications, leadership and human relations skills.
This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of elements of the culinary industry. Careers include culinary manager, food and beverage manager, pantry cook, executive chef and many more.